Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
Grant Thornton
In business, change is par for the course. But unlike changes in market forces or consumer behaviours, separation and divorce can pose unique challenges for private business owners on both...
Bennett Jones LLP
When a Will is challenged on the basis of allegations of undue influence, incapacity, or suspicious circumstances, the court will look at various factors to decide if the Will should be followed or...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
For many separated families with school-aged children, summer can be a challenge. A written agreement or court order that sets out summer access with the children makes the season a lot less challenging...
Torkin Manes LLP
Millions of Canadian pet-owners treat their cats and dogs like members of the family, lavishing them with attention and sparing no expense when it comes to their well-being.
The Ross Firm
When a marriage-like relationship breaks down, discussions on separation issues don't need to descend into contentious exchanges of "I want this" and "You can't have that".
Torkin Manes LLP
How often have you heard someone in a relationship say, "It doesn't matter that we're not married — living together is the same thing?"
Torkin Manes LLP
Canadians may not be surprised to hear that family lawyers are lucky to get through the month of December without a "Christmas access motion," in which a court is asked to decide where Timmy will spend...
McInnes Cooper
In her recent article, New Trustees Act for New Brunswick, Sarah explains why the new Act is a welcome development to estate and trusts practitioners in New Brunswick.
Torkin Manes LLP
When a husband has an order that requires him to pay support to his former wife, what happens when he re-marries and takes on the support of his new wife and her children?
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A new Constitutional challenge is currently unfolding at the Brampton court house. Robyn Coates is challenging the validity of Ontario's Family Law Act on behalf of her 22 year old son, Joshua Coates.
Lerners
Domestic abuse can be difficult to talk about and it is rarely an issue victims of abuse want to raise with complete or near strangers. And
Torkin Manes LLP
The recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Dagg v. Cameron Estate, 2017 ONCA 366 contains important lessons for family and estates lawyers, mediators and financial advisors.
Carters Professional Corporation
In The Paul Sugar Palliative Support Foundation v. Creighton Estate, the Supreme Court of British Columbia was called on to interpret an unclear testamentary gift to determine whether the gift...
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
If you own a cottage or vacation home, your personal, emotional and financial commitment to it is often very significant.
Matthew Jeffery Barrister & Solicitor
As a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you are allowed to sponsor certain family members to reside in Canada indefinitely.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
A well drafted will is not worth the (stack of) paper it is written on if it fails to achieve the client's objectives.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One of the issues of increasing concern to parents is having that family wealth conversation.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
It is becoming more and more the "norm" in many areas of day-to-day life that in lieu of an original paper copy of a document being given to us during some form of transaction or interaction, the document is instead created and sent to us digitally.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Brennan and Robin Thicke, sons of the late Alan Thicke, a Canadian actor, songwriter, game and talk show host best known for his role as Jason Seaver on the television series Growing Pains...
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In this Client Advisory, we present an overview of Ontario's estate administration tax (formerly "probate fees") regime.
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O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
The new Non-Resident Speculation Tax ("NRST") is in addition to the Ontario and Toronto land transfer taxes.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Most importantly, the law, not you, will determine distribution of your estate, which in most cases will not reflect your intentions and desires.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
This Advisory provides an overview of the legal concept of a trust, including its role in family wealth preservation and management.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries of civil decisions for the week.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. There were a couple of noteworthy cases which may interest those interested in personal injury...
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
If you own a cottage or vacation home, your personal, emotional and financial commitment to it is often very significant.
Carters Professional Corporation
In The Paul Sugar Palliative Support Foundation v. Creighton Estate, the Supreme Court of British Columbia was called on to interpret an unclear testamentary gift to determine whether the gift...
Lerners
Domestic abuse can be difficult to talk about and it is rarely an issue victims of abuse want to raise with complete or near strangers. And
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
With increasing globalization of people and their assets, a growing and often hidden threat is multiple taxation on death.
Matthew Jeffery Barrister & Solicitor
As a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you are allowed to sponsor certain family members to reside in Canada indefinitely.
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